# Convert miles to feet

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miles (mi)
1 miles = 5,280 feet

## Precise decimal and fraction answers

The conversion in feet rounded to six significant decimal places is 1 mi = 5,280.000000 ft. The precise fraction answer is 5,280 0/1 ft.

### Decimal Precision

Conversion from one to ten decimal places

• 1 mi = 5,280.0 ft
• 1 mi = 5,280.00 ft
• 1 mi = 5,280.000 ft
• 1 mi = 5,280.0000 ft
• 1 mi = 5,280.00000 ft
• 1 mi = 5,280.000000 ft
• 1 mi = 5,280.0000000 ft
• 1 mi = 5,280.00000000 ft
• 1 mi = 5,280.000000000 ft
• 1 mi = 5,280.0000000000 ft

## Answer in feet and inches

1 mi equals 1 mi using feet, inches and fractional inches instead of decimals as is traditional in the imperial system. This calculation is accurate to the nearest 1/64th of an inch.

## How many feet are in a mile?

There are 5,280 feet in one mile. A mile is 5,280 times longer than a foot. A foot is 0.019% of a mile

## Miles to feet conversion factor and formulas

Formula

The conversion factor between miles and feet is 5,280. This represents the ratio of feet per one mile. To calculate the value in feet, we can either multiply by the conversion factor or divide by its inverse.

### Multiplication

To convert from miles to feet, multiply miles by 5,280.
The formula is expressed as:
mi × 5,280 = ft

### Division

Alternatively we can divide by the inverse conversion factor to get the same result.
The inverse of 5,280 is 1/5,280 or 0. To convert from miles to feet, divide miles by 0.
The formula is expressed as:
mi ÷ 0 = ft

When converting from from miles to feet, both units are within the US Customary / UK Imperial system and conversion factors are governed by standards set by the controlling body.

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Customary/Imperial Unit

The mile is a measure of distance between two points used within the US Customary and British Imperial units of measure. It is customarily used to measure large geographical distances. The mile is officially defined as 5,280 feet, 1,760 yards or 1,609.344 meters. The abbreviation or for miles is 'mi' or sometimes 'm' as in miles per hour. The mile's origin stems from the Roman mile, which marked the distance the Roman army could march over 1,000 (mille) paces.

Customary/Imperial Unit

The foot is a length unit of measure within the US Customary and UK Imperial systems. It is commonly abbreviated as ft or using the ' symbol. The official definition of the foot is 0.3048 meters. Within the Imperial system, the foot is equal to 12 inches or 1/3 of a yard. The foot is very widely used within the United States in situations where nearly the rest of the world would measure in meters. Globally, the foot is used by the aviation community as the standard measurement of flight altitude eg. 35,000 feet.

## Reverse this conversion

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## 1 miles to other length units

### Metric

• 1 mi = 1.609 km
• 1 mi = 1,609.344 m
• 1 mi = 16,093.44 dm
• 1 mi = 160,934.4 cm
• 1 mi = 1,609,344 mm
• 1 mi = 1.609×109 µ
• 1 mi = 1.609×1012 nm

### Imperial/U.S.

• 1 mi = 1 mi
• 1 mi = 1,760 yd
• 1 mi = 5,280 ft
• 1 mi = 63,360 in

## References and Citations

1. National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) General Tables of Units of Measurement

## Miles to feet conversion table

mi ft
1 mi 5,280 ft
2 mi 10,560 ft
3 mi 15,840 ft
4 mi 21,120 ft
5 mi 26,400 ft
6 mi 31,680 ft
7 mi 36,960 ft
8 mi 42,240 ft
9 mi 47,520 ft
10 mi 52,800 ft
mi ft
20 mi 105,600 ft
30 mi 158,400 ft
40 mi 211,200 ft
50 mi 264,000 ft
60 mi 316,800 ft
70 mi 369,600 ft
80 mi 422,400 ft
90 mi 475,200 ft
100 mi 528,000 ft
1,000 mi 5,280,000 ft